|Current Affair :- 22-october-2016|
|NABARD sanctions Rs. 19,702 crore loan to National Water Development Agency
"The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned loan worth Rs. 19,702 crore to National Water Development Agency (NWDA). The loan will be provided through NABARD’s Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF) for 50 irrigation projects from 11 States.
|Global Conference to strengthen Arbitration & Enforcement held in New Delhi
"The first ever global conference to strengthen Arbitration and Enforcement in India was held in New Delhi. The 3-day Conference was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee on 21 October 2016.
|Union Government launches UDAN Scheme for Regional Air Connectivity
"The Union Government has launched the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam naagrik) which seeks to get more people to fly in the smaller towns. The scheme was launched by the Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in New Delhi. It will be rolled out by January, 2017 and will be in operation for a period of 10 years. "
|ICGS Aryaman and Atulya Commissioned into Indian Coast Guard
"The Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGSs) ‘Aryaman’ and ‘Atulya’ were commissioned into Indian Coast Guard in Kochi, Kerala. These ships are the eighteenth and nineteenth in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited.
|BCCI approves use of DRS in India-England Test series|
"The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given its consent for using the Decision Review System (DRS) in the forthcoming five-Test series against England in November 2016. BCCI will use the DRS on a trial basis to evaluate the improvements and changes made to the system over a period of time. Earlier, BCCI as well as many members of the current Indian cricket team including Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had objected used of DRS as is not 100% accurate.""
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